Spring Arbor, MI has forty-two administrative assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Kuyper College, the highest ranked school in this group with an administrative assistant program, has a total student population of 346. It is the 479th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College).
Administrative Assistant students from Spring Arbor schools who go on to become administrative assistants, dental assistants, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,336,450 people working as office and administrative support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,990. Also, Switchboard operators, including answering service make on average $26,000 per year and there are about 146,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Jackson area alone, there are 30 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $25,390. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $31,370/yr and there are 7,950 employed.
Spring Arbor lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Jackson area has 53,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5.8% unemployment rate, $19.10/hr average worker wage, and a $39,740 average annual salary. Thus, about 149.186 out of every 1000 jobs in Spring Arbor are held by office and administrative support employees, and 0.576/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
Of the 42 administrative assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Spring Arbor, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dorsey Business Schools comes out as the most expensive ($24,041/yr) for administrative assistant students, with Monroe County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,790/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Spring Arbor|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||35.3 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||37.2 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||42.4 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||63.1 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||65.0 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||66.2 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||70.5 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||74.7 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||75.1 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||76.5 miles|
|Grand Rapids||MI||193,337||12||26.8368||469||76.9 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||78.0 miles|